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Black Bear Diner

#22 of 710 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
American, Diner
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2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
+1 775-827-5570
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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170 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Reno on business and decided to try this diner. I am glad I did! It is a true diner with fantastic home cooking. The staff were so friendly and the service was spot on! The food was amazing and should be referred to as "comfort food." It was quiet but busy. It has a cute little gift... More 

Thank Mandy L
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at Black Bear is always up to their high standards. It is always a good break from the casino crowds. Personal service from professional servers always a plus. Breakfast is my main meal there.

Thank Robert T
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here with friends & enjoyed the atmosphere, & the food. Servers were very informative & we shared an order because of the size of the orders. Lots of choice. Hhighly recommended. Not too expensive. would return.

Thank samjones15429
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were very pleased!! Picked from trip advisor. More food than we could eat and was delicious. We are traveling from North Carolina and hate these are only out west.

Thank Alice W
Secaucus, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Best Breakfast Anytime and Much More ID#: 424242937 Black Bear Diner is a friendly place with quirky newspaper style menus. The food portions are generous, fresh, and delicious. I had a huge fluffy omelette with mushrooms, peppers, onions, and cheese - - my favorite. The menu has options - I choose the red potatoes or you could have hash browns.... More 

Thank sfallon
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
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242 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We both wanted to give this place five stars- it has the potential for that kind of rating. The atmosphere is comfortable and whimsical. The menu is large but not too large- and printed as a newspaper from years ago- a nice touch. The prices are reasonable. The portions are advertised as huge, and there's nothing false about it. I... More 

Thank TeamPidge
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you are in for a big family meal, this is a great place to eat. We usually go for breakfast but has all types of meals.

Thank Ron W
Highland Beach, Florida
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

i have eating here many times and found the food to be tasty and pretty well prepared. The offer a great range of foods and all are giant portions. Add reasonable prices and great service and you have a nice place for a meal.

Thank luckyus1949
Reno NV
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149 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

You can always count on the Black Bear Diner to give you great food and service and huge portions at reasonable prices. My 2-egg breakfast combo came with a giant biscuit, a huge portion of hash browns, two scrambled eggs and two excellent spicy house-made sausage patties. (Also available in mild.) The service was prompt, and our server returned numerous... More 

Thank Dave_in_Reno
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This seems to be a Reno staple and I can see why. The service is nice, the portions are a bit too big but the food is great. I particularly liked the biscuits and the poached eggs. And the coffee keeps coming.

Thank george251ny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2323 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-827-5570

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?